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Assessment Information
Subject Code: CGRM4000
Subject Name: Corporate Governance, Sustainability and Ethics

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Case Study
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You must draft a Code of Conduct for the 7-Eleven that specifically addresses:
A. Discrimination
B. Exploitation
C. Corruption
D. Dishonest and Fraudulent Behaviour
E. Whistleblower Protections
F. Enforcement
You will be required to include a minimum of 15 references in your Code of Conduct at least 5 of
which must come from academic journals or textbooks. Your own research and the following news
articles will help you identify the current governance issues at 7-Eleven that your Code of Conduct
must address:
1. Australia grows richer by exploiting foreign students. SMH. 19 August 2015

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/tackling-the-exploitation-of-international-student-workers-
20150818-gj1ge3.html

2. 7-Eleven store cops record penalty for exploitation of workers. SMH. 21 June 2016

http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/7eleven-store-cops-record-penalty-for-
exploitation-of-workers-20160621-gpo026.html

3. 7-Eleven is the tip of the iceberg in worker exploitation. The Guardian. 12 May 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/may/12/7-eleven-is-the-tip-of-the-iceberg-in-
worker-exploitation-so-whos-turning-a-blind-eye

4. Exploitation of international students getting worse in Australia. SBS. 14 September 2016

http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/punjabi/en/article/2016/09/14/exploitation-international-
students-getting-worse-australia

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5.Taken to the cleaners: International students underpaid, exploited. Background Briefing.
3 June 2016

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/backgroundbriefing/international-students-
exploited/7472384

You are also required to watch the Four Corners documentary 7-Eleven: The Price of Convenience
at:
http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2015/08/30/4301164.htm

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Assessment Information
Subject Code: CGRM4000
Subject Name: Corporate Governance, Sustainability and Ethics

.
Case Study
.

You must draft a Code of Conduct for the 7-Eleven that specifically addresses:
A. Discrimination
B. Exploitation
C. Corruption
D. Dishonest and Fraudulent Behaviour
E. Whistleblower Protections
F. Enforcement
You will be required to include a minimum of 15 references in your Code of Conduct at least 5 of
which must come from academic journals or textbooks. Your own research and the following news
articles will help you identify the current governance issues at 7-Eleven that your Code of Conduct
must address:
1. Australia grows richer by exploiting foreign students. SMH. 19 August 2015

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/tackling-the-exploitation-of-international-student-workers-
20150818-gj1ge3.html

2. 7-Eleven store cops record penalty for exploitation of workers. SMH. 21 June 2016

http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/7eleven-store-cops-record-penalty-for-
exploitation-of-workers-20160621-gpo026.html

3. 7-Eleven is the tip of the iceberg in worker exploitation. The Guardian. 12 May 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/may/12/7-eleven-is-the-tip-of-the-iceberg-in-
worker-exploitation-so-whos-turning-a-blind-eye

4. Exploitation of international students getting worse in Australia. SBS. 14 September 2016

http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/punjabi/en/article/2016/09/14/exploitation-international-
students-getting-worse-australia

Assessment Information

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Copyright Regulations 1969
This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on behalf of Kaplan Business School pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (‘Act’). The material
in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection
under the Act. Kaplan Business School is a part of Kaplan Inc., a leading global provider of educational services. Kaplan Business School Pty Ltd ABN 86 098 181 947 is a
registered higher education provider CRICOS Provider Code 02426B.
5.Taken to the cleaners: International students underpaid, exploited. Background Briefing.
3 June 2016

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/backgroundbriefing/international-students-
exploited/7472384

You are also required to watch the Four Corners documentary 7-Eleven: The Price of Convenience
at:
http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2015/08/30/4301164.htm